Scadding Cabin

Scadding Cabin

Guests celebrated Scadding Cabin, Toronto’s oldest house! Patrons traveled back in time through this fascinating series of informal lectures presented by the York Pioneer & Historical Society. Individuals has the opportunity to learn about the past days of our immigrant fore-fathers and experience the historical importance of this building as it celebrates its 229th anniversary. For more information about the Scadding Cabin, visit their website at www.yorkpioneers.com.

Demonstrations and lectures this year include:

  • August 19 : Carpentry talk 1:00 to 4:00
  • August 20 : Spinning Demonstration 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Bees of Toronto 1:00pm and 2:00pm
  • August 21 : Favourite plants of Pioneers 1:30pm and 2:30pm
  • August 22 : How the Treaties came to be 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • August 23 : Scadding Cabin Timeline talk 1:00pm and 2:00pm, Spinning Demonstration 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • August 24 : Monarch Butterfly Tagging 1:30pm to 4:00pm
  • August 25 : Bees of Toronto 1:00pm and 2:00pm, Spinning Demonstration 2:00pm to 5:00pm
  • August 26 : Monarch Butterfly Tagging 1:30pm to 4:00pm, Scadding Cabin Timeline talk 1:00pm and 2:00pm
  • August 27: Spinning Demonstration and Carpentry talk 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • August 28 : Favourite plants of Pioneers 1:30pm and 2:30pm
  • August 29 : How the Treaties came to be 1:00pm to 4:00pm
  • August 30 : Governor and Mrs. Simcoe visit 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Historic cooking talk: Maple sugar shortbread 12:30pm, Ginger bread 2:30pm 
  • August 31 : Monarch Butterfly Tagging 1:30pm to 4:00pm
  • September 1 : Historic cooking talk: Queen cakes 12:30pm, Vegetables 2:30pm
  • September 3: Spinning Demonstration 1:00pm